First Grade

Religion

  • God’s Love
  • Creation
  • Weekly and monthly mass with the entire student body
  • Mass on Holy Days of Obligation when we are in school
  • Bible: Old Testament, New Testament stories
  • Sacraments: Baptism, Eucharist, Reconciliation
  • Prayer
  • The Church Seasons: Advent, Christmas, Ordinary time, Lent
  • The Rosary
  • Two Great Laws of Love
  • Missions/Service Projects

Math

Concrete experiences with manipulatives for all math curriculum concepts.

  • Numeration: Understanding the meaning and values of numbers 1 – 100
  • Identify numbers and number words
  • Compare numbers
  • Computation: Addition facts
  • Subtraction facts
  • Fact families
  • Adding and subtracting two digit numbers without regrouping
  • Estimation
  • Measurement
  • Geometry
  • Patterns
  • Problem Solving
  • Probability/Data Analysis/Graphing

Language Arts/Phonics

  • Identify and apply consonants
  • Rhyming
  • Blends
  • Digraphs
  • Short Vowels
  • Long Vowels

Reading

  • Decoding Strategies
  • Comprehension
  • Inferences
  • Noting details
  • Compare/Contrast
  • Sequencing
  • Fantasy/Realism
  • Cause/Effect
  • Story Structure
  • Critical Thinking/Predicting

English

  • Sentence Structure
  • Types of Sentences; Punctuation
  • Writing/Editing process
  • Parts of Speech

Spelling

Integration with word study

Social Studies

  • Civic Values, Rights, Responsibilities
  • Geographic Literacy
  • National Identity

Science

  • Life Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Exposure to Earth and Space Science
  • Exposure to Physical Science

Children Participate in the Following Specials:

  • Art, Music, Computer, Library, Spanish, PE

 

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